A02750 Summary:

BILL NOA02750
 
SAME ASSAME AS S06197
 
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COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add S113, RWB L
 
Provides that antitrust laws shall not apply to any joint agreement entered into, in consultation with and approved by the state racing and wagering board, by or among non-profit associations, thoroughbred racing associations or corporations, quarter horse racing associations or corporations and regional off-track betting corporations to coordinate the dates and times under which they will conduct programs of racing and offer pari-mutuel wagering; also provides that such laws shall not apply to agreements entered into to sell, transfer, assign or purchase the rights to broadcast, simulcast, electronically transmit or offer pari-mutuel wagering on horse races.
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A02750 Actions:

BILL NOA02750
 
01/21/2009referred to racing and wagering
06/03/2009reported referred to rules
01/06/2010referred to racing and wagering
05/12/2010reported
05/13/2010advanced to third reading cal.851
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A02750 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A02750 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2750
 
                               2009-2010 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 21, 2009
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Racing and Wagering
 
        AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
          relation to antitrust exemptions for horse racing agreements
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-

        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new section 113 to read as follows:
     3    §  113.  Antitrust  exemptions. State and federal antitrust laws shall
     4  not apply to any joint agreement entered into, in consultation with  and
     5  approved  by the state racing and wagering board, by or among non-profit
     6  racing associations, thoroughbred racing associations  or  corporations,
     7  harness  racing associations or corporations, quarter horse racing asso-
     8  ciations or corporations, and regional off-track betting corporations to
     9  coordinate the dates and times under which they will conduct programs of
    10  racing and offer pari-mutuel wagering. In addition, such antitrust  laws

    11  shall  not  apply to joint agreements entered into, in consultation with
    12  and approved by the state racing and wagering board, by  or  among  non-
    13  profit  racing  associations, thoroughbred racing associations or corpo-
    14  rations, harness racing  associations  or  corporations,  quarter  horse
    15  racing  associations  or  corporations,  and  regional off-track betting
    16  corporations to sell, transfer, assign, or purchase the rights to broad-
    17  cast, simulcast, electronically transmit, or offer pari-mutuel  wagering
    18  on  horse races.  The state racing and wagering board shall consider and
    19  approve such agreements and the terms therein  to  further  the  state's
    20  interest in ensuring the viability and continued existence in this state

    21  of the horse racing and agriculture industries.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05160-01-9
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